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Saturday, October 19, 2013

CLONMEL ESTATE circa 1929


150 Prospect Street, Port Dover, Ontario circa 1929
HOLY BRICK! This spectacular Georgian Revival home sits on  3 acres and features 9 bedrooms, library, formal dining room, music room, regal foyer and grand staircase.



Offered at $950,000
VIEW THE CURRENT LISTING HERE with George Michael Field of Remax
Previously listed for $1.25MM in March 2011

View video here from a previous listing with Sotheby's International Realty:


FRESH FEATURES:
  • Custom plaster moldings, hard wood frames and built-ins
  • Traditional English gardens surrounded by a hand crafted stone wall by Irish masons
  • Nearby creek rushing over the Ivey Dam
  • Located in Port Dover, one of the most popular summer destinations in Ontario with a sandy beach and shops on the shores of Lake Erie




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HISTORY


  • One of the most lavish homes in Norfolk County
  • 8,000-square-foot mansion
  • Clonmel was built in 1929 on Prospect Street by Harry Barrett Sr., grandfather of local MPP To by Barrett. Barrett built the home after collecting a rich inheritance from a relative named Quentin Dick. Barrett named the Georgian-style home Clonmel after the town in Ireland where Dick amassed his fortune.
Source: Simcoe Reformer. View original article here


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